Man charged following the discovery of a firearm and ammunition in Meath

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25/10/2013...WEB....ARCHIVE...STOCK...GENERAL VIEW.. Signage / symbol of justice - at the Criminal Courts of Justice at Parkgate Street in Dublin. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

Stephen Gibbons (56) appeared before Dundalk District Court following the discovery of a firearm and ammunition in Gormanston, Co Meath.

He was charged with the possession of 12 rounds of ammunition as well as a sub machine gun back in January.

Gibbons also faces a third charge of attempting to bring a phone and a SIM card into Wheatfield prison.

His next court appearance will be at Cloverhill District Court on the 8th of May.